view camera

  1. a camera equipped with a lens mount and film holder that can be raised or set at an angle, a bellows that can be additionally extended, and a back that has a ground glass for focusing, used especially for portraits and landscapes.

Words Nearby view camera Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use view camera in a sentence

  • The Novel view camera is the latest response to the demand for something that shall be very light and very convenient.

  • One berg, floating on another, had been reduced by the sun to the seeming of a gigantic view camera—box, bellows and lens.

    Down the Columbia | Lewis R. Freeman
  • On a view camera, the level may be conveniently located on the bed which carries the lens board.